Octavia Spencer is turning her considerable talent to children’s books. The Academy Award-winning actress has signed a deal with Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers to publish a two-book series titled Randi Rhodes, Ninja Detective.
Randi Rhodes is a 12-year-old Brooklyn vigilante with a Tae Kwon Do black belt. When her mother dies, her father moves them to a small town in Tennessee. At first, Randi is less than thrilled by the new locale. But then the town’s 200-year-old time capsule disappears and it’s up to Randi to track it down. READ FULL STORY »